The Stone Tide – Psychedelic Visions at the World’s End

FILM: Martin Fuller

‘The Stone Tide’, a short film by Martin Fuller, follows Unofficial Britain’s founder Gareth E. Rees, author of The Stone Tide [Influx Press, 2018] as he walks through Hastings with his dog Hendrix.

“Winter by winter, the seas were peeling back the cliffs, unleashing memories of climate disaster and invasion, chaos and upheaval. History had come full circle. A great ecological reckoning was ahead and Hastings was to be its locus. Yet people here were too busy drinking craft ales and eating prawns to notice….”

For more of Martin’s films, visit his vimeo page here.

For more about The Stone Tide, visit the book’s official webpage here, where you can order it in hardback or paperback. 

“The Stone Tide is a marvel, almost an All Devils Are Here for its corner of East Sussex….” – Travis Elborough

“The funniest, most readable, most intelligently self-searching book I’ve read in years.” – M John Harrison

“A work of breathtaking originality.” – The Psychogeographic Review

“Hastings and its witches and magick and myth and legend and booze and dreams and fables.” – Salena Godden

“Rich entertainment.” – Matt Thorne

“A complex map of past lives, hiding places, and scarred psyches.” – Aliya Whiteley

“Unstable locality, mythical histories and dark comedy” – Fife Psychogeographical Collective

“Reminiscent of W.G. Sebald, particularly The Rings of Saturn.” – Chris Josiffe,

More Articles for You

Echtrai – the Secrets of Lost, Abandoned & Mythic Landscapes

Introducing a brand new journal of writing and art that explores forgotten places

Alternative Soundtracks to a Luxury Apartments Advert

Front & Follow release music in response to an excruciating commercial for Deansgate Square Flats in Manchester

Elegy for an Industrial Estate flattened to make way for Luxury Apartments

A new film by Martin Fuller, with music by Pett Level Sounds, explores a vanishing way of life

The Tragedy of the Hastings U-Boat: a Soundtrack

A new video about the dark events of April 1919, when something monstrous approached the beach of Hastings

Re-weirding the Urban Landscape

Gareth E. Rees discusses the future folklore of industrial estates, pylons, motorways, ring roads, hospitals, housing estates, roundabouts and flyovers